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Canada, Australia's Climate Change Record: From Leaders to Deniers
Environment  (tags: Australia, Canada, Climate Change, Environment )

Judy
- 10 hours ago - newrepublic.com
How did these two nations go from leading the fight against climate change to denying that it even exists?
Repeal the Blank Checks for War - TAKE ACTION!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: endless war, Authorization for the Use of Military Fo, AUMF, 2001 and 2002 AUMF's, Congress, petition )

Judy
- 22 hours ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Tell your elected officials to oppose U.S. military action in Iraq and Syria and repeal the 2001 and 2002 AUMF's, (i.e. Authorization for the Use of Military Force).
Don't Ask the Pentagon Where Its Money Goes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: War & Peace, Economy, U.S., Pentagon )

Judy
- 22 hours ago - commondreams.org
"Don't ask us how we spend money," the Pentagon basically says. "Because we can't really tell you."
Blackwater Founder Remains Free and Rich While His Former Employees Go Down on Murder Charges
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: War & Peace, U.S., Blackwater, Iraq, Erik Prince, Blackwater guilty verdicts )

Judy
- 1 day ago - firstlook.org
A federal jury in Washington, D.C., returned guilty verdicts against four Blackwater operatives charged with killing more than a dozen Iraqi civilians and wounding scores of others in Baghdad in 2007.
Paralysed Man Darek Fidyka Walks Again After Treatment By British Doctors on Brink of 'Cure'
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, spinal cord injury, SCI. possible SCI cure, olfactory ensheathing cells, OECs )

Judy
- 2 days ago - independent.co.uk
Both the medical teams and independent experts underlined that the new technique has so far only been applied to a single patient and its near-miraculous effects need to be repeated with a larger group.
Probe of Silencers Leads to Web of Pentagon Secrets
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Pentagon, clandestine operations, federal court, investigation, silencers, destroyed evidence, Directorate for Plans, Policy, Oversight & Integration )

Judy
- 10 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The mysterious workings of a Pentagon office that oversees clandestine operations are unraveling in federal court. A criminal investigation has exposed a secret weapons program entwined with allegations of a sweetheart contract, fake badges and...
Let Contractors Fight the Islamic State, Blackwater Founder Erik Prince Says
Business  (tags: Erik Prince, Blackwater, ISIS, Africa, Frontier Services Group, private contractors, cashing in, Pres. Obama )

Judy
- 11 days ago - washingtonpost.com
As the fight against the Islamic State unfolds, the take of Erik Prince, the founder of the former private security firm Blackwater, is straightforward: If the United States is unwilling to send in ground troops, "let the private sector finish the job."
Christopher Columbus Driven By Ill Winds
Society & Culture  (tags: War & Peace, U.S., Canada, Indigenous, Human Rights, Central America, Caribbean, Cuba )

Judy
- 11 days ago - commondreams.org
He believed that God had chosen him specifically to see Christianity victorious "throughout the universe." And he would follow His command to convert or destroy Moslems, Jews and other non-believers.
A Murder Mystery at Guantanamo Bay
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: War & Peace, U.S., War on Terror, Guantanamo, Torture, War Crimes )

Judy
- 11 days ago - commondreams.org
America's plunge into the "dark side" last decade created a hidden history of shocking brutality, including torture and homicides, that the U.S. government would prefer to keep secret, even though many of the perpetrators are out of office.
Asset Seizures Fuel Police Spending
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: police departments, drug task forces, Equitable Sharing, asset seizure, misuse of funds, War on Drugs, abuse of power, Justice Department )

Judy
- 12 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Police departments and drug task forces across the country are benefiting from laws that allow them to take cash and property without proving a crime has occurred. Funds from "Equitable Sharing" constitute "a free floating slush fund."
 
 
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